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MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 3:00am PST
on assurances they got from me. >> during the interview, the president defended hhs secretary kathleen sebelius. >> i think kathleen sebelius, under difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets so there is a good product out there for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't write code. she wasn't the i.t. person. the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. >> julianna, what does the white house think of the apology? what were they trying to do here? >> the fact you heard sorry come out of the president's mouth recognizes, means they recognize they have a problem on their hands. between the website, the controversy over people's coverage getting canceled, it's opened the door. it's to legitimize having the credibility. >> they consider it a big deal. we heard people close to them for a long time saying they feel like if they ever admit the mistake, then the door. >> it's a big deal they said sorry. itis what the sorry is about. the sorry is not for what he sa
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 1:00am EST
for this. >> kathleen sebelius is back on capitol hill. how long can a hot seat stay hot? >> obama care is a failure. >> when you look at what happened last night. >> republicans ha to work extra hard. >> were voters really sending a message? >> big questions remain. >> there is a lot to digest over this. >> the civil war within the republican party continues to rage. ♪ >>> the republican establishment is fighting back against the two party attempts to take over the republican party. and last night, the republican establishment won. >> i'll tell you it is a shame what happened to ken cuccinelli because -- he was betrayed bay his own party. >> in virginia, a weak democratic candidate beat a much weaker and crazy sounding tea party candidate, ken cuccinelli. today a disappointed rush limbaugh let his audience in on the dirty little secret of that campaign. >> shea didn't want him to win. this is the dirty little secret. not like it is a secret now. such is the animus towards the tea party. in the republican party establishment. that they are, i am telling you, they're perfectly comforta
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am PST
sebelius. >> still have full confidence in kathleen sebelius. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets so that there is a good product out there for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't write code. she wasn't our i.t. person. >> no one so far suggested the secretary wrote even one of the estimated 5 million lines of faulty code, she doesn't seem to be going anywhere. speaking at the carter center in atlanta this morning, sebelius remained upbeat. >> we have had inexcusable technology problems with healthcare.gov. we are making progress toward fixing them, but the new law is more than a website. >> if sebelius is the happy or happy, president obama was the general taking full ownership of the fiasco. >> ultimately the buck stops with me. >> the question now is how much longer is the aca going to remain something the president feels the need to apologize for. joining me "time" editor-at-large mark halperin co-author of "double down." host of nbc's "disrupt
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
much cheaper and better. >> we are going to cover later in the show, kathleen sebelius' testimony. >> howard dean, and congresswoman. thak for jo thank you for joining us. time to plan to beat chris christie and republicans are planning the very same thing. and rand paul is back in the rewrite. rand paul famously opposed to government funding of just about everything. but he remains strongly in favor of government funded plagiarism. he is refusing to fire the plagiarists on his senate staff whose salaries are of course paid by your tax dollars. >> they're still counting provisional votes in virginia. it is still too close to call in the race for attorney general of virginia. according to the website of the state board of elections as of 10:00 p.m., state senator mark obenshain leading, mark herring by 681 votes out of 2 million cast. virginia officials are examining provisional ballots before announcing. the loser can request a recount on november 25th. if the democrat wins this would be the first time democrats control all five major statewide elective offices since 1970. up next
CNN
Nov 3, 2013 6:00am PST
at increased risk. also, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is refusing to answer her questions, including, specifically, the number of people who have enrolled in new hampshire's health care exchange now. joining me now is kelly aoit. thank you for joining us. >> good morning, candy. thank you. >> there is a movement by senator lindsey graham to block all of the president's nominees until survivors of the benghazi attack are allowed to come and testify to various committees. are you on board with that tactic? >> well, candy, we've written several times, not only secretary kerry, but also the president asking for the survivors to be made available to congress to get to the bottom of this. i understand we've been brushed off many times. i understand senator gram is going to be speaking to the administration about this, trying to come up cooperatively to address this issue but it's not acceptable that they have not been made available and to say that because there is an on going investigation in terrorism, that would preclude oversight by the congress in any terrorism case. >> right. >> incl
CNN
Nov 6, 2013 3:00am PST
kathleen sebelius going before the senate finance committee today. last week she told members of the house she was sorry for the obama care website debacle. newly released documents show the site had even more problems than first reported. >>> the brother of the new jersey mall shooter says his family still does not know why he did it. kevin shoop says his brother richard didn't plan to hurt anyone but himself. a friend of the shooter said he sent him a message that said they needed to talk but he was already asleep and he did not respond. >>> new details in a mysterious plane crash last week. preliminary ntsb reports says the pilot, michael kallen filed a flight plan showing a short trip within canada. he did not talk to air traffic control at the nashville airport before he crashed. the wreckage was not spotted until some six hours after the crash. >>> two oklahoma inmates who escaped through a prison shower ceiling are back behind bars this morning. they were picked up at a home not far from the prison. they were part of a group of four inmates who made a clean getaway last month climbi
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 2:00am EST
-- a microscope to the health- care law. in addition to what we have seen with kathleen sebelius and marilyn tavenner, they may want againr from the top brass as to whether they want to update their thinking on a law. we may get more big picture stuff in december. host: more about life on the hill. here is "the wall street journal." thatg the point immigration, tax reform, a budget breakthrough, things are on hold or frozen. what does it mean? guest: the affordable care act takes oxygen out of the room. it is so politically potent. it affects everyone's constituents. they are getting the most calls on it, too. it provokes strong feelings. the agenda has come to a standstill, there is evidence that some of these things were at a standstill already. the affordable care act, that is how you fill the vacuum at a standstill. over the summer, when immigration was a big topic. when it became clear that that was stalling, the affordable care act came back with a vengeance. that was the issue everyone wanted to talk about. there is some truth that it gets in the way of everything else. also, it is a
FOX News
Nov 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
every day. >> awkward. talk about bad timing, right? kathleen sebelius talking about obamacare at navigator event and then the site goes down. a string of issues with this rollout keeps rolling on. the reason why republican congressman steve says junk this thing but instead of republicans just bashing it, he has got an alternative for it. congressman, what is yours all about? >> well, neil, it's called the american healthcare reform act. and what it's focused on is putting patients and hard getting washington politicians irs agents and all these other people out of those decisions between doctor and patient. what and what we do is take common sense reforms and allow people to buy along state lines so they have more options and lowering the cost of healthcare. doing things like letting small businesses pull together and letting families pull together within own church groups and other organizations. we do a lot of things that are really based in lowering the cost of healthcare and i increasing access so that the patient is back in charge of their healthcare decisions and, look,
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
two. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius went before lawmakers today where she was grilled by senators about the disastrous obama care rollout. they held her feet to the fire. ♪ >> in the last five weeks, access to health care.gov has been a frustrating experience. >> it is simply inexcusable that the members of this committee were not told earlier that these problems were occurring. >> people are angry. millions of americans are scared. >> you have been misleading the american people. the president has. over and over again. >> we know lying to congress is a crime. unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. >> more people are losing their insurance than are signing up on the website. they are being directed to a website that doesn't even work. >> i want you to burn their fingers and make them pay. >> it's impossible to do something in this administration that gets you fired. it's impossible. >> we made a promise to ensure no one ever went broke just because they got sick. you, madam secretary, must make good on that promise. >> you have said america s
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
. not closely involved. i do not want to overstate that. host: kathleen sebelius has taken responsibility. she has said she is to blame for this. who else is responsible? what could the government has done differently? guest: i do not know who had their fingerprints all over this and who did not. the fundamental mistake was not doing what a number of mistakes, including massachusetts, have done. there are 2 sets of initiatives required to implement reform. one is a whole set of regulations, which i think hhs has done a reasonably good job of doing under pressure. the other element is to create a new marketplace. a commercial enterprise for which the traditional agencies are not well-suited. a number of the states that have done exchanges have set up semi- independent agencies with a board of directors appointed by the governor and others. like the sec or the fcc. they were able to develop a new function for government rather than lodge it in and existing agency. host: do they permit medical underwriting? in massachusetts? host: it is important with the aca and the rest of the country. we had a
FOX News
Nov 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> and this week the head of hhs, kathleen sebelius testifies once again on capitol hill on wednesday. >> did i hear that correctly, he said we have a couple years to get this up and running correctly, and people are getting cancelation notices from their health care providers right now? >> that's right. the government said they want to get it working properly by the end of november as well. >> thank you. >>> a triumph return for the new york city marathon. there was much at stake this time around with the cancelation of last year's race due to super storm sandy and the deadly bombings at the boston marathon a few months ago. it was a double win for kenya. one successfully defended his title, and then another kenyan for the women. they both finished the course in just under 2 1/2 hours. the police covered every each of the winding course. and bomb-sniffing dogs covered the city streets. >> it was a picture perfect and cold day as a record over 50,000 runners participated in this year's new york city marathon stretching 26.2 miles through statten i will through the burrows. we are standing ten b
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 3:00am PST
the president if he had confidence in kathleen sebelius and the president had an answer, but he did not answer mr. tood's question. >> i think he said i think she would be the first to admit if we had to do it all over again she would be the first one to ask how things are working. >> he did not answer whether he has confidence for kathleen sebelius who has taken responsibility for the stinkin' website but with this particular catastrophe, with the computers -- >> if i thought my signature plan was rolling out, i wouldn't be golfing the sunday before. i would just sit there and go can we run through a test run here before i get on my polo shirt and go outside. >> the past isn't looking good for anybody, including the president. i >>heather: at this point for the benefit of those -- >> i hope for the benefit of those like bill elliott and those in danger of losing their policy something is done. still on the site as of this morning, i'm not sure if this was put on there again to say we are keeping it. this type we -- this time we are going to keep our promise. if you like your plan, you can kee
NBC
Nov 29, 2013 4:00pm EST
to it yet, i think. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius posted shopping tips online reminding people to avoid peak hours saying the website is improving, but still a work in progress. determining how much the website improved after tomorrow could be difficult because the administration only releases enrollment numbers once a month. >>> the family of a d.c. national guardsman whose body was found says the death was an accident. his body was found floating in baltimore on wednesday. his family says he died accidentally after leaving a bar with friends and walking toward his parked car. he was named the d.c. international guard airman of the year. his parents say they will accept the award on his behalf this week. >>> a team of volunteers launching a searching if a missing teen. she was last seen in august at a gas station. the 17-year-old from nelson county told her family she was going to lynchburg the night she disappeared. her car was found in a parking lot three days later. police arrested randy taylor in connection with her disappearance. her cell phone last pinge
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
-span. >> while we work to fix the issue we'll show you testimony with kathleen sebelius. >> mr. chairman, i'm relying on the advice of not only the inside team and contractors but a lot of the outside experts who have come in to take a look at the system and they did a number of things along the way. they did a series of diagnostics, looked at the entire system and determined at the out set that healthcare.gov is fixable, that it isn't fatally flawed which was the initial report out of many people. secondly we have asked that question a number of times, would it be helpful to take the whole system down and make mixes along the way? we've been adviced that actually doesn't help. that it is better to do routine upgrades, some of which are hot patches that can be done while the system is fully run rninging, others are better to be done in the maintenance period between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. when the user experience is pretty low and we take the system down for periods of time. but given the fact that the various fixes, particularly the function nalt fixes, the codes have to be written in bat
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am PDT
, how is this playing out, juana? >> kathleen sebelius testifying on capitol hill about rollouts, problems. i look forward to seeing just how have they press it. more congressional hearings certainly to come. a lot of theory on this straight ahead. >> i was up in pennsylvania yesterday with matt cartwright talking to voters about it. he shared a lot of information and honesty with them. it seemed to work. fewer showed up who said, i learned a few things. i may not like the law but i appreciate that he showed up and explained some is things. maybe it shows public support at least in those areas of the countriment they will spend the week attack it as well. >> we had a pretty lengthy conversation as well. so i agree. juana and ed, thanks so much. >> take care. >>> frightening video shot by tmz. authorities say a gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint. miguel almagare has the latest. >> we know the suspect has been identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia. he entered inside terminal 3 behind me and opened fire, killing a tsa agent, injuring at least seven others, before he himsel
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
exchanges. but the federal exchange, no money. in fact, juliette reports that kathleen sebelius couldn't find enough money to keep programmers under her wing and so what ended up happening was all of the responsibilities were fragmented to several offices in different locations. so what ends up happening is the train wreck that the republicans predicted would happen came true largely in part because of what republicans did to try to derail the law. now, that's not to say that there weren't mistakes, miscalculations, political timidity on the white house's part. but at least the white house is trying to do something affirmative, do something positive for people who don't have health insurance. the republicans have been trying to sabotage a law with no alternative to replace it with. >> and what you said just now interestingly enough seems to be where the american people are, jonathan. because if you look at the polls, the public still wants to give obama care a chance. 47% want to keep or expand the law. only 24% want to see the law repealed. and 13% say they want the law repealed and r
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. on kathleen sebelius. what is the republican mission at this point? the website is making progress. it's handling more people, 17,000 people a minute. it's going to get better. obviously, it's better, since the last time there was testimony a week ago. what's the republican mission at this point? >> i think it's to create as much bad news and bad spin around the health care plan as they can to discourage people from going to it. it's sort of the last, you know -- last-ditch fight that they have. what's frustrating is that when you look at the individual states that have made this work, like kentucky, like rhode island, and then you look at these usually kind of states rights senators, and their own states had the chance to do this. they had the chance to make it right. they had the chance to do what rhode island did, and they didn't. they chose not to do it. they chose not to even try. >> they would -- >> so now they're blaming the federal government when they didn't even try to do it. if you're not going to do your job, you have got to be a little bit careful about blaming the people
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
president obama last night if he had full confidence in sebelius, this was his answer. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets. >> is she still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. >> joining me now, msnbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, msnbc political analyst and former rnc chair, michael steele, and democratic strategist kiki mclean. chuck, great interview, let's start with you. during that interview that you had with the president yesterday, completing this trifecta from the white house, speaker boehner says an apology is in order but what americans want to hear is that the president is going to keep his promise. republicans ask what does somebody have to do to get fired around here. ten republican senators have asked president obama to fire secretary sebelius. what's your thought here after that conversation. will f
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2013 11:00am PST
the government said it wasn't kathleen sebelius' job to make the website run right because they're not i.t. experts. you can't blame them for this botched launch. this botched launch is a self-inflicted wound by the president. it shows just how disconnected he's been, and he's undercut his best arguments for having a progressive, engaged federal government. and i think we're going to see not only is he going to continue to have i.t. problems on the website, he's also going to continue to have problems as we roll this out and we find out there are winners and losers in obama care. that's not a shock to us, but the president has been promising for four years we were going to get 31 million people on the new rolls and everyone is going to be happy. >> we're not even 30 days into the implementation yet. i know republicans want to deep-six this thing but it's not going to happen. the president will get this right. >> the article that talks about sticker shock, i don't think the republicans are running the editorial page of the l.a. times. you're also talking about the fact that the president
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
. he said he had no idea these problems were in the offering. we had kathleen sebelius come to the committee and say everything was ready to go. here's the issue -- if you outlaw the kind of insurance that people actually have, they won't be able to keep those plans. they passed the law three years ago to outlaw the kind of insurance people have and they're surprised people don't have them? >> congressman paul ryan last night in iowa, altoona, iowa campaigning with the eye on the possibility of running in 2016. this is a headline for john thank wiseman of "the new york times," in the fracus on health coverage, some feel exposed. the reversal of political fortunes in the past month has been head spinning. republicans were contending with the voter fury over the 16-day shutdown. democrats had the momentum. now over obama care, republicans have found their voice. >> if you represent a conservative district as a democrat, you live your entire existence in fear. that gives people a narrow view of what's going on in the political world and what the future is like. you see those de
CNN
Nov 13, 2013 11:00am PST
for so long now. 26,794. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is releasing these numbers right now in a conference call with reporters and telling reporters that nearly 400,000 people have been determined to be eligible for medicaid or the children's health insurance program. medicaid was expanded as part of obama care. these numbers have been a closely guarded secret by the administration. they have struggled in the last few weeks to explain the severe technical difficulties that users have found on healthcare.gov and we see with only 26,794 individuals being enrolled, those numbers affected by the disastrous rollout of this website. we're bringing you complete coverage as the administration finally releases these numbers. here with me, our chief political analyst, gloria borger, dana bash, and jim acosta is outside the white house. gloria, let's start with you. what do you make of these numbers? about 27 million visitors to the health care exchanges. and over 100,000 enrolled in both the federal and state exchanges. but still, only 26,794 able to enroll through healthca
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 7:00am EST
many people to help. just like the last caller who said kathleen sebelius said it was secure. if we believe everything kathleen sebelius said, we would be in trouble. endthey going to do end to on this whole system after they put every input in. you have to turn around and do another end to end. when theydo not know are going to have this fixed yet. they did not do their end to end test before october 1. marilyn tavener signed off and said we have to get this killing. you are right along the lines that this was not secure. host: what's the difference stress end to end and a test. ledt: the big problem that to so many difficulties is if you go online when you're shopping for a product, you can go to multiple websites and compare the products and see them. this had all the data up front. caused a lot of other stresses in the system. more than just a few thousand people trying to get in, that is when it is blocked. now let's put a lot of people in to make sure it can handle the load. sebelius, should should be removed from the project? guest: all along i wanted to do her job. i always
FOX Business
Nov 19, 2013 1:00pm EST
secretary kathleen sebelius were warned as early as march about potential risks with the launch of the health care website. according to documents released by a house committee. the firm said a compressed testing window could affect the administration debility to iron out problems with healthcare.gov after its rollout on october 1. butterball has mistry on his hands. the company is looking into why some of its turkeys have not plumped up in time for thanksgiving this year. they said last week the supply of turkeys weighing 16 pounds we limited for the holidays. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. lori: thank you, lauren green. to present a campaigns now and romney's turn in the spotlight. the wife of mitt romney is out with a new cookbook. it is called the romney family table and sales of the book are going to cause netgear to her heart. she is donating proceeds to center for neurological diseases at the hospital in boston. i had the pleasure of sitting down with an rally to talk about the book, politics and her take on the troubled obamacare rollout. >> m
FOX News
Nov 4, 2013 3:00am PST
are -- >> they stink! >> and kathleen sebelius said the numbers are not reliable, et cetera. i think you're going to get to a point where six the first day is going to just be the tip of the iceberg because by the i'm you get to november 15, they can't be that substantial, otherwise we would have heard them already. >> you're probably right. i think it was in the "washington post" over the weekend where they had this story, they rolled out the story that said essentially behind the scenes for a long time, the president's advisors were saying, okay. should we just say if you like your plan, you can keep your plan or should we add some caveats? it sounds like the political people won the day. let's keep it simple. but now they're going, yeah, we talked about it. we decided just say that. it doesn't affect that many people. >> yeah. this is why this story is probably -- has a lot of legs beyond a few days, even a couple of weeks. obviously it affects so many people, but we're getting these drips of information out from internal memos and internal discussions. and that's one of them. today learning t
CNN
Nov 29, 2013 11:00am PST
do have the latest is kathleen sebelius, who is the hhs secretary, has a little squib in huffington post, and these are issues, calling them holiday shopping tips for using healthcare.gov. and essentially, what she's saying, i'll give you some of them. she says shop healthcare.gov. that, again, is that website, the troubled website, during off-peak hours. mornings, nights, and weekends. then second, have your income and tax information ready when you logon. and comparison shop to get the best deal. so these are some suggestions, but behind the scenes, they have this team of tech experts who are working around the clock, trying to get to the point. it won't be a final fix, at least that's what they're saying. i think probably trying to downplay some of the expectations. it won't be a final fix, but they want to get it to the point where they can get 55,000 people or so online at the same time. not more -- possibly overwhelming it. there are a lot of technical fixes, but we will see because tomorrow is the deadline. they're self-imposed. they set it up, we'll see if they can meet it.
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2013 7:00am EST
to overstate that. kathleen sebelius has taken responsibility. she has said she is to blame for this. responsible? what could the government has done differently? guest: i do not know who had their fingerprints all over this and who did not. the fundamental mistake was not doing what a number of mistakes, including massachusetts, have done. to set up an independent or new agency to run the exchange. there are 2 sets of initiatives required to implement reform. one is a whole set of hhslations, which i think has done a reasonably good job of doing under pressure. the other element is to create a new marketplace. formmercial enterprise which the traditional agencies are not well-suited. a number of the states that have done exchanges have set up semi- independent agencies with a board of directors appointed by the governor and others. fcc.the sec or the a newere able to develop function for government rather than logic it in in in 60 -- existing agency. host: do they permit medical underwriting? the: it is important with aca and the rest of the country. we had a series of reforms that
CNN
Nov 18, 2013 3:00am PST
to stand strongly by kathleen sebelius, are they going to demand someone else loses their job? because it does appear when we lose the vote on friday, democrats are worried, 39 democrats voted with house republicans on their if you like it, you can keep it plan. >> that came after the president offered his fix. >> and after the president threatened to veto this. >> that is a significant defection because they are concerned about the politics of this. if the white house can fix the website, they go a long way towards healing the divisions caused in the weak of this fiasco. but the fault loins are drawn, democrats are deeply nervous. the white house needs to follow through. you can't have a law and have it be oconsistently screwed up in the rollout. so this is serious times. they better have their a team on this fixing this right now. >> i have to ask you another story, another political story the cheney family. there are disputes in every family t. fact that this has become a public dispute 2009 liz cheney running for a senate seat and her sister over same-sex marriage, it is astonishin
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